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investigators are on the scene of an overnight shooting, the victim in this case, a 2- month-old baby boy. outside our door, the showers are still falling. coming up, how much longer you are going to need that umbrella. good morning, and welcome to mornings on 2. it's sunday,
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june 5, i'm maureen naylor. >> the pa next la dry at the moment, we're partly sunny outside our doors. areas around the east bay, beginning to see the scattered showers. into livermore, pleasant town, as we north seeing a few showers around valet ho, the american canyon there. scattered showers still in the forecast, maybe even a thunderstorm in the afternoon. we'll break it all down for you coming up in few moments. a family of three is shot multiple times inside a car. police say both parents were hit, and their 2-month-old baby was killed. kristin captain has been working the story all morning long, and joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: we have a lot of
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new details on this investigation. first, let's give you a look right now. you can see this is still a very active investigation. we've been watching it in just the last five minutes. dusting that red van, looking for fingerprints and trying to collect evidence out here. they will be doing more searching, now that it is daylight, looking for evidence into what they are calling a heinous crime here in east palo alto. the mother and father are recovering from bullet wounds. the shooting happened at 12:50 this morning. we've just learned two children inside the van, the assailants opened fire, hitting the 2- month-old baby boy, his mom and dad. the family then sped away, finally stopping in palo alto. investigators are looking for anyone who witnessed this shooting, or anyone who knows
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anything about it. >> we're looking for anything at this point. whether it's an eyewitness, or a second hand witness, we'll take anything at this point and sort out of information that we get. >> reporter: if we turn to our right over here, we can see this home over here. we've learned investigators are going to be looking at this home. looking for any evidence into again, what they're calling a heinous crime, the victim in this case, a 2-month-old baby boy. the mother and father still recovering. again, investigators here looking for a lot of information, and trying to solve this case as quickly as possible. live in east palo alto. a joint funeral service will be held friday at st.
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maries cathedral in the city. they respond today a fire on thursday in the diamond heights area, when something went wrong. perez died that day. valerio was in critical condition for two days and died yesterday. his colleagues on the side, absoluted the man they served with, -- saluted the man they served with. this is the first time since 1946 two san francisco firefighters died after responding to the same call. >> we will be strong. we are a family, and we'll be here to support one another, but i think numbness. a lot of disbrief right now. we're going to get through it. >> he would want all of you to remember him as that happy person, always telling jokes and just living life. that's what he did.
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>> initial to friday's joint funeral, the family tells ktvu, it's also planning a separate power out memorial to spread his ashes. the date and location are still being arraigned. ed lee is thanking them for their service to the city. he spoke yesterday, shortly after valerio's passing. >> if there was any definition of family, it's here today in all of the respects. i just wanted to signal that there is such love in the station, and among our commissioners and between the official family of our city and the valeroi family. >> mayor lee also went on to thank the parents for sharing their son's live with the city. we have put together a slide show of the images of the memorial, as well as pictures from the fire. you will find it going to
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ktvu.com and clicking on the sf firefighter tab. oakland police are investigating an overnight shooting that sent three men to the hospital. police have not released details on the shooting, but we do know one of the victims is undergoing surgery. the other two men were taken to the hospital and are said to be stable. there are no suspects in custody. crime tapes on the scene where the man was shot execution style. it happened around 2:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon on high street near fleming. someone apparently shot the man three times in the head, while he was working on his car. the victim's identity has not yet been rereeled, and there's no word on a motive or any suspect in this case. pg and e will start testing a natural gas pipeline in newark today. the tests were originally scheduled for may 31 but were
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delayed. it involves removing the natural gas, filling the pipe with water and seeing if it leaks. the one mile section of pipeline runs between cedar boulevard and cardev street and can chapman avenue. parts of that area are closed as part of the effort to test 150 miles of pipeline that has similar of the same characteristics and age of the pipeline that exploded last year in san bruno. a live look over the bay. a little sunshine poking through. that sunshine could bring us, or help to bring us the possibility of thunderstorms in the afternoon. so we're dealing with partly sunny skies outside our door this morning, we will have more sunshine for today. scattered showers in the forecast, we know what that means right, not the steady downpour we saw yesterday afternoon, but hit or miss throughout the day. areas around danville, reporting light rain at this
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time, perhaps concord, and stretching east into livermore and to tracy. areas around vallejo, along i- 80, you'll find some of that, as we sift over to the north bay. these thousanders moving now from the south to the east, and the satellite and radar gives you a good idea of what's going on here. the low still off the coast. 2 to had 3á hundred miles offshore month ray, as we've been talking about it, this is going to shift east for today, as it moves across california, it's going to bring us very unstable weather. the scattered showers will continue. these are going to move inland over the course of the afternoon. rain and snow expected for the sierra today, with advisories later. the rest of us, the north bay, goes to see the scattered
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showers in the afternoon. peninsula staying mainly dry. the model showing us this throughout the evening. sunday evening, 8:00, we're still seeing light rain over areas of san jose, over south of santa cruz. this will bring you go lingering showers for monday morning, before we dry out. our temperatures sitting at 54 degrees in san francisco. 54 in oakland, just about where we sat yesterday morning. 58 for hayward, and 52 degrees redwood city. you can expect the partly sunny, and partly cloudy skies for today. a few showers today, followed by scattered showers in the afternoon sh and as we talked about with the unstable air, perhaps heating from the sunshine. isolated storms the possibility for your afternoon. meanwhile, temperatures will remain below average, and very similar to yesterday. 66 in oakland, 67 in hay wad
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for the afternoon. mid-60s, redwood city. still struggling to get out of the 50s along the immediate coastline. 59degrees expected for pacifica. temperatures for tomorrow will be very similar. the a.m. scattered showers will remain in the forecast, before we finally dry out. partly sunny skies on tuesday. it takes midweek wednesday into thursday, before we finally start to see a nicer warm up. 77degrees inland for thursday. 67 along the coast. as we head into the weekend, maybe even low 80s for the inland areas. coming up, we'll take a look at some of the records rainfall wise that we broke yesterday. >> upper 70s, thank you rosemary. the inland crews very busy this weekend. high winds and heavy rain knocked down a large tree. crews spent the morning using
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chainsaws and rope just to be able to clear that road. stormy weather knocked a tree onto a parked suburban. no one was inside the car, and no one was hurt. two large wildfires are threatening several small communities in arizona this morning. it has grown to more than 218 square miles and is 0% contained. right now, many wildland firefighter crews are clearing brush near homes and spreading brush to protect nearby communities. dozens of families were told to evacuate. as the smoke and flame grow larger. the wall of fire is arizona's third largest wildfire in state history. firefighters are also trying to contain another large fire that has learned at least 140 square miles in southern arizona. outgoing u.s. defense secretary, robert gates is still in afghanistan.
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he visited with u.s. troops in kandahar city. he said afghans must do more to protect their country. gates also said the recent death of osama bin laden could open an opportunity for peace in the country. >> our hope is that because of his personal relationship with mullah omar that his death will lead to a weakening of that relationship, and perhaps the taliban's willingness to walk away from the, from al-qaeda. and disavow them. leon pinetta is one step closer to succeeding him. he served as chief of staff to
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president clinton. another stride in the fight against terrorism, the possible new blow to al-qaeda just a month after the death of osama bin laden. new hope in the battle against breast cancer. the drug that could help prevent the illness. there's the 880 in oakland. behaving this morning. things looking good for you folks.
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good morning to you, looking north for the day, mostly cloudy skies, dry for the moment, san francisco picked up more than 1 inch of rain yesterday. look at that. terrifying moments in new york, after three inflatable bounce houses with children inside went airborne. this happened at a middle school soccer tournament.
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the wind picked up so much, the inflated bounce houses left the ground, as you saw. several children were inside when they floated up, and then crashed back down. 13 people were treated for minor injuries. four people are dead and several ours are hurt after is ray will he forces opened fire -- israeli forces opened fire. it is the anniversary of the air of defeat in the 1967 middle east war, and thousands of security forces had mobilized for possible border unrest. the u.s. has apparently taken down another top al-qaeda leader. a u.s. missile streak killed him on friday. he is suspected of planning several attacks, including the 2008 siege in mumbai, india. pakistani officials admit they're not 100% sure if he is dead, and they can't seem to
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find his body. a violent attack at yemen's presidential palace left behind damage, including a huge hole in the wall and scattered debris and broken glass. tribal rivals are being blamed for the destruction, the attack injured president aali abdullah. a japanese utility says it plans to transport more radioactive water into temporary storage today. it is the latest attempt to prevent the contaminated water from spilling into the ocean following the earthquake and tsunami three months ago. tokyo electric power company plans to put the radioactive water into storage.
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the death toll is rising from gnaw e. coli strain that first appeared in germany last month. more than 2,000 people are sick, including several here in the united states. hospitals in northern germany say they are overwhelmed as they struggle to provide enough beds for people sickened but the outbreak. some health inspectors believe it can be traced back to a festival attended by 1.5 million people in the port city of lubeck, one month ago. new hope that a prince can help prevent breast cancer in some women. the drug could prevent breast cancer from occurring in the first place, and women considered high risk. it has already been approved to treat the disease. now this is providing new hope for prevention. people in san francisco likely noticed a huge red
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ribbon sitting on top of san francisco's twin peaks. it's been there since last month to help mark the 30th anniversary of the first a.i.d.s. case in the city. 30 yearsing a 20d, years ago today, the a.i.d.s. epidemic first started when a feds report was released. we'll talk with a doctor who served at san francisco's health developer in 1981. ceo steve jobs on medical leave since january will make a brief appearance. jobs is expected to introduce apple's icloud computing service, that will allow users to store their information on the internet, instead of on a hard drive. nintendo says it was the recent target of a data attack.
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no customer or company information was lost. a nintendo incident is considered to be minor compared to the rival attack on sony. that compromised the data of more than 100 million user accounts. sony is dealing with another security breach. this time, hackers claim they've stolen more than 100 names and passwords from sony's european database. and then published them to the internet. there was another attack on thursday, when a group of hackers compromised the information of more than a million customers of sony pictures entertainment. these are the latest in a series of attacks that started back in april. the website of a major terrorist organization has also been attacked, the message on the site, and when this small town cupcake shack had to do with it all. partly sunny skies over the bay area this morning. how much rain before this storm finally pulls out, and when can we expect a warmer, drier
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weather, straight ahead.
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a huge volcano eruption in chile, is sending ash and smoke billowing into the sky. the eruption is happening in the southern part of the country, more than 600 miles south of the capital city, santiago. your time, 7:23. venders at san francisco's union street festival are hoping better weather today will draw bigger crowds. the weather isn't the only big difference this year. alcohol has been eliminated from the event. contracosta county fire continued today in antioch. the 30th annual walnut
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creek arts and wine festival is another option for people doing something outdoors today. people braved the rain yesterday to come out and enjoy the festival, but it was far short of the usual crowds seen there. >> this is what we've got to go through every so often. >> the event will continue at 11:00 a.m. this morning, and close at 6:00 p.m. this evening. hopefully, a lot less wet. more of a sprinkle, the worst is behind us, although it could be a little active at times in the afternoon. scattered showers outside our door, giving you a look at a little sunshine. remember what we saw late in the day yesterday? kind of what we're getting this morning. a little sunshine, a little rain. areas from concord down into danville across liver moore and into tracy a few scattered showers. looks like we could see a bit of moderate rain around
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martinez, and over towards clayton this morning. napa scattered showers. those scattered showers could be a little more widespread in the afternoon. i want to take a look at all of those rainfall totals from yesterday. almost an inch and a half in oakland, monterey, picking up .83. san jose break a record. san francisco, oakland, early june, it probably wasn't too tough. a few scattered showers this morning, becoming more wide spread in the afternoon, and even the possibility of a thunderstorm. the center of the storm still off the coast. it's guilty to move across california before it moves east, with the afternoon warming, we could see those isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. many while, come monday morning, a few lingering showers possible. tuesday, wednesday, and
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thursday, temperatures slowly climbing. inland areas bump up into the lower 70s. we could see low 80s in time for next weekend. back to you. the army private accused of leaking secret government documents to wikileaks is getting some support in the heartland. hundreds of people rallied in bradley, kansas for him. his legal proceedings have not started yet. >> the government believes this is going to be an easy case. i don't think they the physical evidence at this time. and they're trying to drag that out. they have a team of forensics people actually trying to find the evidence. a bakery is trying to figure out how its cupcakes
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became part of an international plot involving al-qaeda, british spies and bombs. main street cupcakes in hudson, ohio says the recipe for its mojito cupcakes were reported on the website. >> we always call it, the bomb, but it certainly has nothing to do with creating bombs. >> in case you're wondering, it includes white rum cake with a twist of lime, and mint. the shop calls the whole experience surreal. the safety of ice that you must have inside your home by the next month, and the changes teams could soon see at some grocery store checkout lines. investigators still in the scene of an overnight shooting, the victim in this case, a 2- month-old baby boy.
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a deadly night in east palo alto. good morning everyone, welcome back to mornings on 2.
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>> east alto police are investigating on how the baby became to be an innocent victim of violence. >> reporter: you can see that a half hour ago, there were evidence technicians out here. now there are just officers. those officers going door-to- door, looking for any potential witnesses. still looking for evidence at this point in what they're calling a heinous crime. >> completely unacceptable, and we're not going to stand for this. >> reporter: investigators confirmed to me this morning, the deceased victim in this case is a 2-month-old infant boy. his mother and father are recovering from bullet wounds. east palo alto police say the shooting happened at 12:50 this morning, as the family was leaving a baby shower. the two men in hoodies approached the minivan with the mother and father and two children inside. the two suspects opened fire,
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hitting the 2-month-old boy, his mom, and dad. the suspects we're hearing, took off on foot. the family sped away in their minivan. the 2-month-old baby boy was pronounced dead. now investigators are looking nor anyone who witnessed this shooting, or anyone who knows anything about it. >> we're looking for any witnesses, who may have witnessed it, or we're looking for any witnesses who may have seen anything, heard anything, or even heard about this happening, and may have any kind of information, we'll take anything at this point. >> reporter: we're also hearing that investigators are going to be searching this abandoned home here at this point investigators also still looking for a motive in this case. trying to figure out what was the reason behind this shooting. and again, as we told you before, investigators now going door-to-door talking with witnesses. we actually spoke with a neighbor in the neighborhood, and we'll tell you what that neighbor had to say coming up
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in the next half hour. a joint funeral service will take place this week for the two san francisco firefighters killed in the line of duty. a service for anthony valerio, and vincent perez will be held at st. mary's cathedral in san francisco. they spoomed today a fire -- responded thursday to a fire in the diamond heights area. perez died that day. >> firefighters at station 26 have set up a poignant memorial to remember their two colleagues. the gear of both is arranged on two chairs in the lobby. outside, a black sash is draped on the balcony. members of the public have been stopping by to leave flowers
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and notes. the investigation continues. investigators are working round- the-clock to determine what happened. >> within a couple of days, they will let us know what happened. >> at this point, investigators believe a flashover could be responsible for the death. that's when everything ignites, reaching temperatures to 1,000 degrees. the design of the home is also looked at as a factor. >> police in concord are investigating a spike in thefts at a local cemetery. police say thieves may have stolen metal vaseses looking for an easy source of scrap metal. investigator have not revealed any suspects, but some believe a nearby homeless camp may be part of the problem. >> it just shows how desperate people are these days. they'll go that low to steal
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from grave sights, bottom line. >> the employees have started to make nightly rounds at the cemetery. medical examiners are working to identify human remains that were discovered in a shallow ditch. the remains are not been identified, sheriff deputies do not believe they're linked to the case of the 26-year-old missing nursing student, michelle lee. this morning, the search continues for michelle lee. she was last seen at kaiser hospital in hayward on may 27 at 7:00. surveillance cameras show lee's white honda suv driven out of the parking lot. the driver is not visible. police say the last signal from her cell phone was picked up midday last saturday. the reward for information in the case is now $45,000. jurors in the chauncey bailey murder trial will resume
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deliberation tomorrow. two men are accused of killing the oakland journalist, and two other men. the homicide rate in the bay area's largest city is going up again, after more weekend violence. it happened around 11:00 friday night near birch lane and avenue b in san jose. police have not released their names or said if either lived at the home. the shooter has not been caught. this is the 23rd homicide of the year. san jose police are investigating. the city has seen 25 homicides in 2011. there were just 20 homicides in san jose in all of last year. we're learning new information this morning in a deadly shooting near an oakley middle school. we know the victim is a 20-year- old man. police say he was shot yesterday morning in a city park next to o'hara middle
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school. police sai say the victim was standing with a group when a gunman approached and opened fire. vallejo will soon have a new tool to fight the growing problem of prostitution. two surveillance cameras have gone up, in what the city is calling the prostitution zone. the cameras are installed along sonoma boulevard, and are expected to be in operation next week. money for the cameras came from two sources. an anonymous donor and the police department budget. a special election will be held on tuesday to recall two city council members. all of this stems from a financial scandal dating back to last fall when allegations over financial mismanagement led to the resignation of one city council member. a bill making its way
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through the senate senate could change the way alcohol is sold at grocery stores. supporters of the bill say a self-checkout makes it easy for minors to buy alcohol. the bill has already been approved by the assembly. similar bills have been introduced before, but failed to become law. by the end of this month, you will need a device to detect what they call the silent killer. california's new carbon monoxide poisoning prevent act goes into effect. yesterday, cal fire teamed up with low's home appliance, and the company first alert to educate home eveners about the new law. >> normally, it take as tragedy for the awareness to be created. it's nice the state of california has actually proactively put it out there. >> on average, 480 people die
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every year from carbon monoxide poisoning and more than 20,000 people are sent to hospitals across the nation. gearing up for another soggy day over the bay area, giving you a live look, san francisco. a mix of clouds, even blue sky outside our door this morning, some of us dealing with light scattered showers. most of the peninsula dry. livermore reporting light rain, it looks to be just to the north at this moment. danville saw late rain earlier this morning. now concord, clayton, continuing to see the light scattered showers falling. napa, santa rosa also reporting a few light showers at this time. our winds, generally light out there and temperatures very similar to yesterday. taking a look at satellite and radar explains a lot. while we did see a lull in the rainfall, more to come. the system still off the coast. i'm standing right in front of it. take it look at what's going on here, this is moving east over
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the course of today. this is the coldest, most unstable air. with afternoon sunshine, we could see a few thunderstorms in the area, it's a slight possibility, but it's going to be there. for today, scattered showers in and out. not the steady rain, but a few scattered showers, with partly cloudy, and mostly cloudy skies. santa rosa, about noon time, maybe seeing a few late showers on and off, throughout the day. we're seeing it around the east bay. because of the circulation, we're getting the wrap around moisture. particularly the east bay, as well as the north bay going to see the scatters showers. for the peninsula, it looks like we'll be partly cloudy to mostly cloudy. mostly dry. we're going to continue to this to clear up confusion there. clouds and sunshine expected for today. scattered showers will remain through your sunday, and in the afternoon, a slim chance for maybe a few thunderstorms over the area, especially east of north bay. 56degrees right now in napa. upper 50s, oakland. 56 in san jose. our afternoon highs bouncing
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back to what we saw yesterday. mid- to upper 60s. some of us will be slightly warmer, 69 in concord for the afternoon. 57 in fremont. 66 mountain view. 64 san mateo. along the immediate coastline, still in the upper 50s for the afternoon. extended forecast here. when is this rain going to end? we've got a few scattered showers in the forecast for monday. but by about midday, we're finally drying out. temperatures slowly warm on tuesday, and then the better warm up comes midweek wednesday and into thursday, upper 60s, i should actually say mid-60s for the coastline. upper 70s for the inland areas. still a little below average for this time of year, we'll continue to warm in for the weekend. if you're headed into the sierra, it may be coming back today at some point. the snow will impact the passes. we'll take a look at the winter weather advisory, coming up. strong rains caused an unusual problem on a sonoma county. looking at an officer and
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another man pushing a portable toy lent across highway 101 in downtown santa rosa. it was blown off the pickup truck by strong winds. it was lifted back into the truck without any further problems. no weather related problems reported on the road this morning. this is live like at 880 in oakland. further down in hayward, getting reports of a car into a ditch near the parkway exit in the eastbound direction. right now, an ambulance is responding. some of the world's west athletes are -- best athletes are in san francisco. taking on one of the world's toughest sporting events. out there is alcatraz. that is where more than 2,000 athletes are starting the escape from alcatraz triathlon this morning. followed by an 18-mile bike race, and an 8-mile run through fran. there's an up claimed lottery ticket in the bay area
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worth more than $200,000. the mega millions figure was purchased in san francisco's sunset district, at courtson pines liquor. the winning numbers were drawn a month ago on may 3, and the ticket matched five of the six numbers, but not the meganumber. the winning numbers from may 3 are right here. 1, 16, 19, 36, and 50. the meganumber was 16. the winner still has 180 days to claim their prize. it was 30 years ago today that a.i.d.s. was recognized as a disease. up next, a look back, and a look forward as we talk to the bay area doctor who's been there since the beginning. and is it the incriminating evidence, or just junk science? the latest weekend testimony from the casey anthony murder trial.
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good morning to you, a live look at oakland this morning, 57 degrees, mostly cloudy skies. bike advocates say a new report on accidents in the bay area say children need more education involving bicycle safety. they look at highway patrol records from 2005 to 2009 involving bike crashes and found 3200 of them involve 10 to 19-year-olds. the report also shows 63% of the bike vs. car accidents were actually caused by the cyclists. half of whom were 12 to 16-year- old boys. a special event will take place on the golden gate bridge today to call attention to suicide prevention. here is a live look at the golden gate bridge right now.
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later this morning, family and friends of those who lost loved ones to suicide will form a human chain on the walkway. the event will start at 10:00 a.m. time is 7:46. 30 years ago today, the first report report came out involving pneumonia, and gay men, which we know now is a.i.d.s. a bay area doctor is on the frontline of what was a brand new health battle. dr.silverman joins us live in the newsroom. good morning. >> good morning. >> when we look back about three decades ago, exactly, talk a little bit about the fear. there was a lot unknown at this point. doctors didn't know if a.i.d.s. was an infectious disease. tell us what it was like treating patients with this mystery disease. >> it was very scary. we didn't know what was being spread, how it was spread, how you could treat it.
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there was a great deal of a feeling of fear and anxiety. throughout san francisco general hospital, people took amazing effort, and didn't shy asway from the problems. the fear didn't make them less effective on the frontlines. >> we've seen doctors at this point, you can see not using gloves, protective gear, it really was a different time. >> absolutely. if anything really good has come of this epidemic, is using universal precautions, assuming anyone could be infectious. therefore, i think we've reduced the spread of hepatitis b, and hepatitis c and much more infections, because we're much more attentive to how we
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deal with patients and medical settings. >> it took us three years to identify hiv. one of the problems early on was reporting. they were using the term body fluids, instead of using semen and blood, and saying it was a sexually transmitted disease. if you look back at the reporting and see where we've come since, how far do you think we've come? >> we've learned more in a shorter period of time than any other infectious situation in the world actually. we found out what was causing it. we found out how to find out the testing that would be used. we've had medications now. and we have new strides, i think we've made new strides in prevention. we have circumcision in africa has reduced 75% the
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transmission. early intervention, treating early has shown almost a 96% reduction in the spread of the infection to an uninfected partner. and preexposure, prophalanxes, giving people drugs before they get that infection has reduced that rate. we've come a long way. we still have a way to go to find a cure. i think we're going to find that in the next 5 to 10 years. a vaccine may take a little longer. but we're made more strides in hiv/a.i.d.s. than any other disease in reported history. >> i want to thank you on joining us on what is this 30th anniversary live from the newsroom. the casey anthony trial will continue in florida. yesterday, a forensic expert said hair found in casey an
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none yeas pontiac has -- anthony's pontiac has signs of human decomposition. air samples from the pontiac show high levels of decomposition. anthony's attorney is calling it, quote junk science. >> you've never heard of this done in any prior cases to this one? >> that's correct. >> and this for you was somewhat of an experiment. >> it was new, i wouldn't call it an experiment. he is not old enough to drive, but he's already piloted his way into the spotlight. coming up, a 9-year-old balloon boy, is what he's been called, and how he's breaking records. yesterday's rare downpour behind us, scattered showers in the forecast. a live look outside our doors. partly sunny skies sh and the
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possibility -- and the possibility of an afternoon thunderstorm, we'll explain when we come back.
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a philadelphia man's birthday took a tragic turn into this building. he fell down an elevator shaft. the elevator is one of those old style gated elevators and the man didn't realize the elevator wasn't on his floor when he stepped in. a 9-year-old boy in new mexico is soaring into the record brooks. bobby bradley became the youngest person ever to fly by himself in a homemade balloon. the boy's family says he's been working toward this month for five years. >> it's not very scary if you've learned, and trained and been around balloons for your whole life. >> bradley's family says he spent more than 30 hours
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practicing before the ride. projected cost of the new san francisco 49ers stadium in the south bay is almost $1 billion. the latest estimate is $959 million. santa clara city council is expected to get update progress. at this point, the team is committed to $75 million. $40million from redevelopment agency funds. the world champion giants hosting division rival colorado this weekend. rain threatened to delay the game yesterday, but the weather cooperated. the rockies did not. madison bumgarner kept it scoreless but troy tulowitzki scores the first run. the giants had something cooking, but andres torres's double gets picked off, ending the threat for the giants there they were building.
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in the bottom of the 7th, cody ross did hit a home run. that's the second runner crossing the plate for the rockies. colorado wins this one, 2-1. on the east coast, the oakland a's and the red sox, check out dustin pedroia, that should have been the second out. cliff pennington doubled down the left field line. barton scores to make it 7-6, with just one out. but watch catcher jason varitek get in the face of the home plate umpire. ejects the catcher, the a's eventually tie it in the 9th. j.d. drew delivers the game winning single. boston wins it 9-8. oakland loses it's fifth straight game. we get back to rosemary for a look at what to expect, a lot drier than yesterday.
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>> we're going to be drier. i don't want to say dry, but drier. scattered showers still in the forecast, giving awe live look. bay point this morning, dealing with lowered visibilities and rain on that lens. east bay valley locations, seeing light rain this morning, well as the north bay. you can almost see the direction of this rain coming from north to south, from livermore, up into danville, concord stretches through vallejo, fairfield, move noose santa rosa. napa area. because of the circulation of the low, still off the coast. as we've been talking about this morning, this low is going to move across california bringing us some untable weather in the afternoon. for the sierra today. we do have a winter weather advisory starting about 5:00, lasting through tomorrow morning. if you are thinking about heading up, maybe know somebody coming back. right about 6500 feet, we're expecting snow levels after about 5:00, which means i-80, highway 50, as well as 88,
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going to see a little bit of snow right over those passes. the extended forecast, the temperatures will be very similar to yesterday. starting that way this morning, and ending that way in the afternoon. slightly warm in some areas seeing better sunshine. but with the better sunshine will come the warmer conditions and the possibility again of isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. monday morning, we begin driesing out. just a few lingering showers. tuesday, wednesday, our temperatures finally beginning to climb. but it's not until wednesday, or thursday, we see a more noticeable warm up. mid-upper 70s inland. timey going to see a little bit of sunshine with the warmer conditions. back to you. thank you very much, rosemary. >> new details on the libyan woman who claims she was raped by mow mar gadhafi's troops.
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investigators are looking to the public's help to help solve a horrendous crime. the death of a 2-month-old baby. arizona's third biggest wield fire ever continues to force people out of their homes this morning. what is being down to protect the community from this massive
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blaze? good morning, welcome to mornings on 2. i'm maureen naylor. >> i'm mike mibach. it is sunday, june 5. the rain is ticketing around today, pockets of the bay -- is sticking around today. >> good morning to you. if you just don't like that steady downpour, that is actually out of here. it's going to be the scattered showers in store for today. we will continue to see as we move through your afternoon, even the possibility of maybe a thunderstorm. highs today very similar to what we saw yesterday. we'll explain all of this, show you the latest on the radark coming up in just a few moments. new from overnight, police are investigating a shooting that killed a 2-month-old in east palo alto. gathering new details this morning, and joining us live with the circumstances and what a neighbor is now saying about the death. >> reporter: yeah, that initial investigation has wrapped up
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here in east palo alto. we can tell you some of the things we observed officers doing out here. there is still fingerprint dust on that van. looking for fingerprints earlier this morning. what investigators told me is they really need a witness. >> we're looking for any witnesses who may have witnessed it. or may have seen anything, heard anything, or even heard about this happening and may have any type of information. we'll take anything at this point. >> reporter: investigators confirmed to me this morning, the deceased victim in this case is a 2-month-old baby boy. the shooting happened about 12:50 this morning, as the family was leaving a baby shower. two men in hoodies approached the minivan, with a mother, a father, and two children inside. the suspects opened fire, hitting the 2-month-old boy, his mom and dad. the mother and father again are
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recovering, the 2-month-old boy is deceased, the suspects took off on foot. the family sped away, and their minivan finally stopping in palo alto. >> the police coming to my house, told me to listen to somebody, making shots and i said yes. these people, 1:45 maybe, 1:00. that's it. >> reporter: investigators tell me they're still looking for a motive in this case. we're also told they will be hosting a news conference this morning later on. also overnight, oakland police are investigating a shooting outside a nightclub that sent three men to the hospital, it happened just before 3:00 a.m., on webster. we do know one of the victims
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is undergoing surgery. no arrests have been made. a joint funeral service will take place this week for the two san francisco firefighters killed in the line of duty, the service for anthony valerio and vincent perez. they responded to a fire on thursday in the diamond heights area, where it occurs a flashover occurred. valerio was in critical condition for two days and died yesterday morning. his colleagues on the side absolute thed man -- saluted the man they served with, two days after performing the same tribute to vincent perez. this is the first time since
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1976, two san francisco firefighters died after responding to the same call. >> i think numbness. a lot of disbelief right now. but we're going to get through it. >> he would want all of you to remember him as that happy person always telling jokes, and just living life. that's what he did. >> in addition to friday's joint funeral, the family tells ktvu, it is also planning a memorial for the surfer to spread his ashes. firefighters at station 26 have set up a poignant memorial to remember their two colleagues. the gear belonging to them is now arranged on two chairs in the lobby. outside a black sash is draped across the balcony. members of the public have been stopping by the station to leave notes and flowers. meanwhile, the investigation
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continues. investigators are working around the clock to figure out what happened. >> within a couple of days, they'll put everything together, and let us know what happened. >> investigators suspect a flashover could be responsible for the death. that's when everything suddenly ignites, reaching temperatures close to 1,000 degrees. the four story design of the home is also being looked at as a factor. we put together a slide show of some of the images from the memorial as well as thursday's fire. there has been more deadly violence in san jose. police say a 44-year-old man was killed and another man was injured. police have not released the men's identities, or said if one or both lived at that house. the shooter is still at large. this is the 23rd homicide of
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the year that san jose police are investigating. the city has seen 25 homicides in 2011, including two murders on the san jose state campus, which has its own police force. there were just 20 homicides in san jose in all of last year. also in oakland, crime tape surrounded the scene where a man was shot execution style according to police. it happened around 2:30 yesterday afternoon on high street near fleming. sources tell ktvu, someone apparently shot a man three times in the head while he was working on his car. that person then left the scene, the vick thames identity has not yet been revealed. there is no word on a motive, or suspects in this case. the wallo fire has grown to more than 225 scare miles and is 0% contained. white rite now, many firefighterring crews are clearing away brush near homes. they're also setting backfires to protect nearby communities.
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dozens of families were told to evacuate their homes as the flames and smoke grew larger. >> look over there, and you can't even see the mountains through the smoke. >> the wildfire is arizona's third largest wildfire in state history. firefighters are also trying to contain another large fire that has burned at least 150 square miles in southern arizona. good morning to you. a live look over alameda, where we're dealing with mostly gray skies, but mostly dry conditions at the moment. along the pa nuclear weapons la and parts of the east bay -- peninsula, and the east bay, you can see no problems due to the rain. to the north, we're seeing a light scattered shower this morning. concord, perhaps light rain falling over you. just north and east of vallejo at this time. as well as martinez, seeing light scattered showers early this morning. here, along the peninsula.
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oakland, down into hayward, fremont, seeing dry conditions at the moment. for the peninsula today may be dry showers. for noon time around santa rosa, if you have a trip along i-80, a wet drive into davis for the afternoon. 2:00, stopping it here. the east bay valley locations, perhaps down into san jose, seeing light skaered showers -- scattered showers. into the evening hours, we continue with the possibility of hit or miss showers. the center of circulation will be pushing east over the course of the afternoon. that's going to bring us scattered showers. could become a little bit more widespread in the afternoon. even the possibility of a thunderstorm. we know what would help to trigger that. the afternoon sunshine, if we start to see breaks. that's what we are expecting. clouds, as well as sunshine, and the most unstable air mass. current temperatures outside
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our door, very similar to how we started yesterday. mid-50s in san francisco. 58degrees right now in fairfield. your highs for the afternoon, almost a replica. slightly warmer in some spots. 67 hayward. 66 for oakland. the afternoon. 66 mountain view. upper 60s, san highway someday, morgan hill may actually hit 70 for the second half of the day. we're going to keep the scatters showers into the area for tomorrow morning. back to work, dry before we finally dry out monday afternoon. your temperatures will be slow to climb. tuesday, wednesday, finally getting into the mid-60s for the coast. slightly warmer on thursday. dry weather, and slightly warmer monday afternoon into tuesday, getting better the second half of the week. coming up, we've got your day planner coming up for you. the unusual june storm has some bay area crews pretty busy this weekend. record rainfall soaked the bay
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area idea, including in santa rosa. that's where high winds, and heavy rain brought down a tree onto a parked suburban. no one was inside that suv. this is what it looked like yesterday after high winds and heavy rain also brought down a large tree in santa rosa. crews spent the morning using chainsaws and rope to clear that road. time is 10 after 8:00, right now, some of the world's best athletes are in san francisco, taking on one of the world's toughest supporting events. more than 2,000 athletes are competing in the escape from alcatraz triathlon this morning. it's followed by an 18-mile bike race, and an 8-mile run through san francisco. >> that looks fun. we're not participating. german doctors are overwhelmed by people sickened by a deadly e. coli outbreak.
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how a small ohio bakery was unknowingly linked to a terrorist group, and the secret british spy plot involving its cupcakes. a live look outside. things looking good on this sunday morning. 8:11 on the clock. you're watching mornings on 2
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good morning to you, a live look at alcatraz there, where we've got some sunshine pulling
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through this morning. 57degrees, light winds. two nato troops were killed in afghanistan, after their helicopter went down. the soldier's nationalities have not been released. there were no reports of insurgent activity in the area at the time. more than 200 nato service members have been killed in afghanistan so far this year. outgoing u.s. defense secretary, robert gates is still in afghanistan this morning. just a few hours ago, he visited with u.s. troops near kandahar city. shortly after arriving in the country yesterday, gates held a news conference with the afghan president. the defense secretary said afghans must do more to protect their country. he also said the recent death of osama bin laden could open an opportunity for peace in the country. >> our hope is that because of his personal relationship with mullah omar, that his death will lead to a weakening of that relationship and perhaps the taliban's willingness to
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walk away from the, from al- qaeda, and dis avow them. >> this is gate's 12th, and time trip to afghanistan, before the top pentagon commander retires. the man chosen to replace secretary gates is one step closer to getting the position. he is a former california congressman who represented the monterey area. he also served as chief of staff to president clinton. the death toll is rising from the e. coli strain that first appeared in germany last month. 19 people have died in 12 different countries and more than 2,000 are sick, including several here in the united states. hospitals in northern germany say they are overwhelmed, as they struggle to provide enough beds for people sicken the by the outbreak. they believe it can be traced back to a festival attended by
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1.5 million people one month ago. 11 people are dead, and more than 200 others injured, after israeli forces opened fire. it's the anniversary of the arab defeat in the 1967 middle east war, and thousands of is ray will he security forces had mobilized for possible border unrest. a violent attack at yemen's presidential palace. tribal rivals are blamed for the destruction. the attack injured president ali abdullah. three cows were slaughtered on the streets as part of that celebration. the libyan woman who claims she was raped by moammar gadhafi's troopses is on her way to the united states. her sister says she is flop out of benghazi early this morning. she says a human rights group,
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aided by secretary of state clinton ranged for them to travel to the united states. the u.s. has reportedly taken down another top al-qaeda leader. a pakistani security offense says a u.s. missile strike killed kashmiri. he was considered to be a candidate to replace osama bin laden as the leader of al- qaeda. pakistani officials admit they are not 100% sure if he is dead, and they cannot seem to find him. a bakery is trying to find out how its cupcakes became part of an international plot involving al-qaeda, british spies and bombs. main street cupcakes based in hudson, ohio, says the recipe
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for its mojito cupcakes was posted on a terror site. british spy agency is calling the switch, operation cupcake. >> we always call our mojito cupcake, the bomb, but it has nothing to do with building bombs. >> the shop calls the whole experience surreal. the latest attempt to prevent the contaminated water from spilling into the ocean, following the earthquake and tsunami from three months ago. tokyo electric power company plans to filter radioactive water into tanks. the tanks will be kept in open space, stored south of the nuclear power plant. nintendo says it was the target of a recent online data attack. the company says one of its
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servers was unlawfully accessed, but no information was lost. the incident is considered to be minor compared to the hacker attack on rival sony, that complement mised the personal da -- that compromised the data of more than 100 user accounts. apple as conference kicks off tomorrow in san francisco, with a special guest. steve jobs will return in a brief return from his medical leave. he is expected to introduce the icloud service which will allow users to store information online, instead of a hard drive. jobs went on medical leave in january to focus on his health. been on leave for a whilement the main pitch man there. described as something from a movie. what happened as three inflatable bounce houses went flying through the air. outside our doors this morning, mostly gray skies and
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welcome back, a look at this. terrifying moments in new york after three inflatable bounce houses with children inside went airborne. this happened at a middle school soccer tournament. the wind picked up so much, the bounce houses left the ground. several children were inside, when they floated up, and
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crashed back down. 13 people were treated for minor injuries. still cleaning up this morning in western massachusetts, after two tornadoes there. the severe weather in springfield, and more than a dozen other communities on wednesday. republican senator, scott brown toured some of the damage yesterday. brown says even though the storm caused massive damage, it didn't destroy the community. >> they just say, it's stuff. we're going to drive on, and move on and band together. as long as my family is healthy and safe, they're good. >> the governor of massachusetts has declared a state of emergency in the counties most impacted by the storms. officials have pledged state and federal aid to help rebuild. ash, billowing into the sky. the eruption is happening in the southern part of the country, emotion 600 miles south of the capital city of
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santiago, this morning, the chilean military is in the process of evacuating more than 300,000 people. strong gusty winds are already carrying ash into nearby towns and even into pockets of argentina. this time yesterday, the rain was really coming down, today, a lot less. >> good morning to you. we're seeing a few scattered showers outside this morning, but not as widespread as what we awe yesterday morning. we will be out of sun, clouds, and scattered showers. take a look at what's going on here, primarily, the east bay valley, as well as the north bay, seeing light rain at this time. concord, benicia seeing scatters showers. the temperatures continue in the mid-50s, upper 50s, and lower 60s out there. oakland, almost an inch and a half yesterday. we definitely saw some rare,
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rare rainfall yesterday. for today, this morning, dealing with 50s, and 60s. noon time numbers very similar. with the storm passing through today, and sunshine, maybe isolated thunderstorms in the forecast. drying out tomorrow morning, tuesday, wednesday looking better. thursday, the best day on the map. hoping better weather today will draw bigger crowds. yesterday's rainy weather coast a lot of people -- kept a lot of people at home. organizers decided this year not to sell alcohol at the event. in antioch, the contra costa county fair continues today. there are carnival rides, and cooking. pg and e will begin testing a natural gas pipeline in
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newark today. the tests were originally schedule alled for may 31, but were delayed. the testing procedure vowing removing the natural gas, filling it with water and watching to see if it leaks. parts of the streets and donogo court are closed. it is part of pg and e's efforts to test approximately 150 miles of pine lines that has the same characteristics and age of the pipeline that blew up last year in san bruno. investigators are looking for the public's help in locating two men who shot and killed a 2-month-old infant. dad, i was wondering if you've --
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we are following news from overnight right now in mornings on 2. police aa 2-month-old baby boy was killed, and his parents critically injured during an early morning shooting. >> east palo alto authorities are calling it a heinous crime. more on what investigators know at this point about the deadly shooting. >> reporter: that initial investigation here has wrapped up. we can certainly tell you we watched as investigators processed the scene, looking for evidence, including looking for fingerprints on that red van there. investigators tell us what they really need is a witness. >> we're looking for any witnesses who may have witnessed it, or we're looking for any witnesses who may have seen anything, heard anything, or even heared about this happening and may have any kind of information. we'll take anything at this point. >> reporter: investigators
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confirmed this morning, the deceased victim in this case is a 2-month-old baby boy. the mother and father are recovering from bullet wounds. the family was leaving a baby shower. the two men in hoodies approached the minivan with the mother, father, and two children inside. the gunman opened fire, hitting the 2-month-old baby boy, his mom and dad. the suspects took off on foot. the family sped away. finally stops in palo alto. investigator it's were still on the scene of that shooting when we arrived this morning, looking for evidence, and reexamining the scene in daylight. investigators are still looking for a motive in this case. we're hearing east palo alloto police will be holding a news conference this morning to reveal more details. ktvu channel 2 news. a joint funeral service will take place this week for the two san francisco firefighterred killed in the line of duty.
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the service for anthony valerio and vincent perez will be held friday at st. mary's cathedral in san francisco. the firefighters from station 226 responded to a house fire on thursday in the diamond heights area. the two were inside the house when something went wrong. perez died that day. valerio was in kit cal condition for two day -- critical condition for two days and died. we have been told investigators are working round-the-clock to figure out what happened on thursday. they suspect a flashover could be responsible for the deaths. that's when everything suddenly ignites, reaching temperatures near 1,000 degrees. the four story design of the home is also being looked at as a contributing factor. >> ed lee spoke shortly after
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the fire. >> if there's any definition much family -- of family, it's here today. in all the respects. i just want to signal there's such love in the station, and among our commissioners, and between the official family of our city, and the valerio family. >> mayor lee went on to thank valerio's parents for sharing their son's life with the city. you will find more going to ktvu.com and clicking on the sfo firefighter tab. the search continues for missing student michelle lee. surveillance cameras show lee's white honda suv driven out of the parking lot, but the driver is not visible. police say the last signal from lee's cell phone was picked up on saturday. the reward for information in the case is $45,000. meantime, santa clara county sheriff deputies do not believe
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that human remains found near morgan hill belonged to michelle lee. park rangers found the bones fry, while doing trail maintenance in a shallow ditch. medical examiners are working to identify those remains. authorities in oakland are looking for a person who shot and kill add 21-year-old man -- killed a 21-year-old man near a middle school. they say he was found shot around 4:00 a.m. yesterday morning, in a park next to o'hara park middle school. authorities say he was standing with a group when he was approached by a gunman who opened fire. this is oakley's second homicide of the year. bliss say thieves may -- police say thieves may have stolen vases looking for an easy source of scrap metal. some residents believe a nearby homeless camp may be part of
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the problem. >> this shows how desperate people are these days for money. they'll go that low to steal from gravesites. >> authorities have started to make nightly rounds at that cemetery. a bill making its way through the state senate could change the way chop alcohol is sold at grocery stores. it would ban sales of alcohol at self checkout lane. similar bills have been introduced twice before, but failed to become law. fire departments call it the silent killer. by the end of this month, you will need a device to detect it. the carbon monoxide poisoning prevent act goes into effect. yesterday, teamed up with
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lowe's home appliance and the company first alert to help educate about the law. >> normally, it take as -- take as tragedy. >> 480 people die every year from carbon monoxide poisoning. bicycle advocates say children need more information about bicycle safety. they looked at highway patrol records from 2005 to 2009 involving bikes. they found 3200 of them involve 10 to 19-year-olds. half of the cyclists were boys between the ages of 12 and 16. there will be a new tool to fight the growing problem of
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prostitution in vallejo soon. cameras are along sonoma boulevard. the projected cost of the new san francisco 49ers stadium in the south bay is almost $1 billion. the newest estimate is $950 million. at this point, the city is committed to $75 million. 40million of that from redevelopment agency funds, and $35 million from hotel taxes. this week, voters in the city of hercules. all of this dating back to a
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scandal with the mismanagement, and resignation of one city call member, and the recall of two others. you may want to check your pockets. there's an unclaimed lottery ticket in the bay area. the mega millions ticket was purchased in san francisco's sunset district at quarts and pints liquor. the winning numbers were drawn a month ago on may 3. the ticket matched 5 of 6 numbers. the winning numbers are on the screen. 1, 16, 29, 36, and 50. the meganumber was 16. the winner still has 180 days to claim their prize. good morning to you. sunday starting a little mixed depending on where you're at, areas along mountain view reporting mostly sunny skies. areas around napa reporting moderate to heavy rain. mostly cloudy conditions out there. in most cases, temperatures vim
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to yesterday. widespread, mid- to upper 50s. even low 60s at this point. concord reporting a little bit of light rain at times. at the moment, looks like mainly, you're dry. this rain continues to the north, areas around clear lake, lake port seeing light rain. it's because of the circulation here, i put a few arrows to show you, this is sort of what we're seeing, and this is what we've been seeing all morning long. going from south to north. the low still off the coast, a couple hundred miles off of monterey. it's going to sweep through california today. when it does, it's going to bring unstable weather, and continue with the scattered showers. still off the coastline. so this, spinning right here will eventually be moving off to the east. for today, scattered showers in the forecast. the unstable air coming with the center of circulation. partly sunny skies, more conditions in the afternoon, even triggering a thunderstorm or two throughout the bay area. we'll be watching for that as well in the afternoon. it's really going to be hit or
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miss. it's not going to be steady. you may be able to get outdoors and have some fun. over the east bay, where we will see most of this rain and and off throughout the day. we can't rule out the scattered showers. 3:00, concord, livermore seeing light rain, all the way into san jose. it just carries on throughout the day. the evening hours. the scattered showers going to continue for sunday. a few showers this morning, becoming a little more widespread as the system moves over california, isolated thunderstorms also a possibility for the second half of the day. 67 expected in napa this afternoon. 69 in concord. some of us will see temperatures just slightly warmer than yesterday. 64 san mateo. widespread low 60s for san francisco. upper 60 along the coastline today. tomorrow morning, scattered showers through the early
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morning hours. we're looking good. tuesday, wednesday, and thursday, temperatures slowly rebounding. mid-60s on thursday. 77 in the forecast for thursday. our inland areas. coming up, if you're headed to the sierra, or know somebody coming back, we have a winter weather advisory to talk about. strong winds caused an unusual problem on a freeway in sonoma county. you are looking at a highway patrol officer and another man placing a porta-potty near downtown 101 in santa rosa. authorities say it was blown off the bed of a pickup truck. two did make it across safely, and the porta potta was listed back onto the truck in one piece. a possible solution to california's multibillion dollars budget short fall, the program some people say should
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good morning, san rafael, starting out, 49 degrees, mostly cloudy skies. developing news from germany, the death toll in the e. coli outbreak has just been increased to 22. health officials are calling it locally grown bean sprouts. authorities say all indications speak to the bean sprouts as being the cause. another in news, a philadelphia man's birthday party took a tragic turn in this building. he died falling down an elevator shaft. police say the elevator was one of the old style gated elevators and the man didn't realize it wasn't on his floor when he stepped in. casey anthony murder trial will continue this week in
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florida. yesterday, a forensic expert, and crime scene investigator stook the stand. the investigator said hair found in casey anthony's pontiac showed levels of decomposition. anthony's attorney is calling it junk science. >> you've never heard of this being done in any cases prior to this one. >> that's correct. >> this for you was somewhat of an experiment? >> it was new. i wouldn't call it an experiment. >> anthony faces the death penalty, if convicted of killing her 2-year-old daughter in 2008. the rising river in south dakota continues to threaten homes this weekend. the river reaching dangerously
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high levelsment with more wet weather expected this week, homeowners are now being told to evacuate as soon as possible. the army private accused of leaking documents to the wikileaks website is getting some support in the heartland. hundreds of people gathered in kansas, yesterday to rally for bradley manning. he has been under military arrest since last may. legal proceedings have not yet started. >> i don't believe they have the physical evidence at this time. they're trying to let that drag out. they have a team of forenzics
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people trying to find the evidence. hundreds of riot gas were fired into protesters estimated at 2,000 people. family and friends of josh fatal are not giving up hope for his return home. it's the second birth day since he and shane ballard have been jailed in iran. the pair along with sara shore were arrested for hiking along the border in 2009. >> more than words could ever express. happy birthday. i'm sorry, you're spending it where you are, but freedom is just around the corner. >> a court hearing was canceled last month by the iranian
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government. california is facing a budget short fall and some groups say there is a simple solution to the problem. live in los angeles this morning with the programs the groups say should be cut. >> reporter: yeah, good morning to you. as you know, money isn't exactly flowing here in california. you mentioned the budget short fall, it's to the tune of about $11 billion. programs and services have been cut. as the state looks at ways to save money, some are taking a look at the cost of services to undocumented residents calling the golden state home. about 1.2 million illegal immigrants live in california, more than any other state. and immigration reform groups say billions of your taxpayer dollars are wasted each year on that segment of the population. >> i'm shocked to see how many services are still going to illegal aliens at a time when the state is bleeding red ink.
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clearly, there's going to have to be a reconsideration of how california spends tax money for illegal immigrants. >> reporter: the state commissioned its own nonpartisan study, and found, ready for this? that nearly $4.5 billion are spent each year on providing certain services to illegal immigrants. education is among the highest, with nearly 2 billion going to teach kids who's parents are in the country illegally. immigration rights groups say that many undocumented residents do in fact pay their taxes, and those numbers are not being factored into these studies. >> both undocumented as well as citizens and legal permanent residents make up 1/3 of the labor force. in addition to that, they also contribute to our economy. in regards to income taxes, as well as purchasing power. >> reporter: both sides do agree on one thing, saying that
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the federal government should be doing more to develop a comprehensive immigration reform policy and this burden should not be placed on the individual states. we're live in los angeles this morning. 30 years ago today, the first report came out in what we now know as a.i.d.s. some doctors did not even wear gloves when they treated patients with a.i.d.s., but as dr. silverman told us earlier here on mornings on 2, that all changed as people started finding out more about the disease. >> if anything really good has come out of this epidemic, it's that using universal precautions, i think we've reduced the spread of hepatitis b, and c, and other infections. >> people in san francisco have likely noticed the huge red
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ribbon sitting on top of san francisco's twin peaks. it has been there since last month to help mark the 30th anniversary of the first a.i.d.s. case in san francisco. a study is providing new hope that a prescription can help prevent breast cancer in some women. the drug called aeromasin. researchers says it helps by 65% in post-menopausal women. it has already been used to treat the decide, now it provides more hope for prevention. a 9-year-old boy in new mexico has a new spot in the record books. the feat he accomplished while up in the air. some of us are dealing with sunnier skies this month. doesn't mean the storm is set
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and done. we'll tell you what you can expect for your sunday, coming up.
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living in the bay area gives us beautiful views and spaces to enjoy. we want to thank those who make this accessible. this through year's cox deserves heros reward. we will be giving out $10,000 to local heros and we want your nomination. visit us at ktvu.com/cox to serve heros. this afternoon, the giants look to take the rubber game with their divisional rival, the colorado rockies. it was scoreless until the 5th, brandon crawford's throw gets away from aubrey huff at first and a run scores for the rockies. san francisco down by 2 in the
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6th, cody ross goes deep to left. the giants had a shot in the bottle of the 9th, but gunning down crawford's shot to end the game. the final score, 2-1 rockies. the oakland a's are on the other side of the country, taking on the boston red sox. the double play ball goes through pedroia's legs and a run scores. the next better, cliff pennington doubled to left to score a run. two runs score to tie the game at 7. the a's and red sox battle. they each tack on one in the 11th, and then in the 14th, that's when j.d. drew hit one into the gap. the red sox win that one, 9-8. a 9-year-old boy soaring into the record books in a balloon. >> i'm afraid of heights, but i'm not scared when i'm up in a balloon. >> bobby bradley became the
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youngest person ever to fly by himself in a homemade balloon, he calls the heavenly dream. under faa regulations, he is too young to fly a full sized balloon. fat cats are on sale in ohio. the humane society is hoping to entice owners but offering an adoption discount on overweight felines. they are on sale for $15. the usual adoption price is $70. their biggest is a 6-year-old named zibi who weighs a whopping 23 pounds. >> a big cat, needs a good owner to get some exercise. a final check on weather and looks a lot better out there behind you now. >> the steady downpour out of the way. but scattered showers continue
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this morning. the peninsula seeing partly cloudy skies and dry conditions. a winter weather advisory for the sierra starting later today, above 6500 feet, the snow level expected to stick in the afternoon, which means passes will be impacted by tonight. here at home, tomorrow morning, a few lingering showers. we finally dry up, but it's going to take us a few days to warm up. if you like sunny skies and 77, it's going to be until thursday. but we're warming up. >> happy june. >> thanks for watching everyone. have a fantastic sunday morning and afternoon. >> have a good day. ♪ [ music ] loon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything.
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